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Forthcoming Agricultural Economics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Depolarizing Food and Agriculture

    An Economic Approach

    By Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world's largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and nutrient-retention properties...

    To Be Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Economic and Financial Appraisal Using Spreadsheets

    By Harry Campbell, Richard P. C. Brown

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James Pease, Larry Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the U.S.: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of U.S. agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Community Seed Banks

    Origins, Evolution and Prospects

    Edited by Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha, Bhuwon Sthapit, Gea Galluzzi

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Community seed banks first appeared toward the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies. Countries that...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice

    Edited by Simon Shackley, Greet Ruysschaert, Kor Zwart, Bruno Glaser

    Aimed mainly at a professional audience, this book is intended to provide a user-friendly handbook on biochar. It de-mystifies the scientific, engineering and managerial issues surrounding biochar and makes the whole topic more understandable and approachable to potential users. These include...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge